Eight months has passed since I gave birth to my beautiful baby boy. It’s hard to believe that just eight short months ago I could hold him in my arms while he slept peacefully without making a soung. Now he’s on the move, chatting up a storm, and very rarely will fall asleep in my arms. It’s crazy how quickly these months go. Just as you begin to embrace a moment, it’s gone.
This month was full of milestones for Macks. He started crawling, pulling himself up, and two of his teeth popped through. With him on the move so much, it’s made it hard to get photos, but I managed to get a few and wanted to share my favorites.
As the little brother, Macks has inherited all of the toys that his sisters played with when they were his age. I’ve only had to buy him a few toys to add to his collection. Now that Macks is sitting up on his own and crawling everywhere, it’s so much easier for him to get around and get to the toy of his choice. The only problem is that, even with a room full of toys, he still chooses to play with everything but those toys. I don’t know what it is with babies and playing with any household item they can get their hands on, but Macks proves that he doesn’t need toys, he just wants what’s laying around.
Here are Macks’ top 8 list of things he’d rather play with than his toys:
Fall is in full swing, and that means the temperatures are starting to drop. I’ve just started to transition Macks’ wardrobe from summer to fall, and I’m so excited to do so because that means a shopping trip is in my future. After having two little girls, I find it so much fun to shop for my baby boys. I think that they are just as fun (if not more) to shop for as girls are.
Because Macks grows out of clothes so quickly, I try to take advantage of the sales when I see them. And it looks like I’ll be stopping by Babies”R”Us this weekend to grab some clothes for Macks because they are all 30% off!
Now that Macks is officially crawling, he’s quickly learning that his opportunities are endless because he can move around on his own. I’ve thought about getting him a walker to help him explore more.
If your little one is on the go and you are in the market for a walker to help them move around the house, Babies”R”Us has this fun Disney Baby Minnie Mouse Music and Lights Walker for 20% off!
Macks went in for his final weight check today. He turned eight months on Friday, and his pediatrician wanted to see us to get another check at his weight. He’s been speaking with our lactation consultant for the past couple of weeks and was very happy with the progress that we’ve made, so he wanted one final look at where we’ve made it in the past month.